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REFLECTIONS – My First Decade

REFLECTIONS – My First Decade

JULY 2021 (ages and stages) During July, I begin another decade of my life … and this one is a doozie, so I figure I’m going to celebrate it all year!  Occasionally, I ask clients to do an exercise that involves making a timeline of the most significant events of...

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Summer is a time to relax, refresh and reboot

Summer is a time to relax, refresh and reboot

As the weather warms up, we begin to think of the end of school and sliding into summer. For some, that’s a blessing; for others, it may feel like a curse. Your perspective may depend on whether or not you have children at home, how you’ve been faring so far, and...

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Who and what is a mother?

Who and what is a mother?

Mother’s Day can be difficult for some people – for both those whose mothers have died and for those who wonder what “motherhood” is really all about … including me. In Taoist philosophy, there is the concept of yin and yang, “opposites that are needed in order for...

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